Tennessee is the latest state to require teacher compensation to factor in performance, not just experience and credentials.
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July 10, 2013
June 05, 2013
An agreement in Cleveland establishes a new pay schedule for teachers and paves the way for implementing the mayor's Cleveland Plan.
May 23, 2013
An Iowa education bill would create new professional and pay opportunities for teachers.
May 23, 2013
Several new proposals to link teachers' salary to classroom performance have emerged in recent weeks.
May 16, 2013
Tennessee will use federal funds to encourage its best teachers to teach in underperforming schools.
April 02, 2013
In advance of a 2014 performance-pay mandate, a Florida lawmaker wants new salary funding to be allocated based on merit.
February 25, 2013
A performance-bonus program in Charlotte, N.C., focusing on improving instructional practices appears to pay dividends.
November 15, 2012
Newark teachers approved a contract that overhauls pay and evaluation systems.
October 19, 2012
Teacher-compensation experiments continue to proliferate from big districts to small ones.
October 16, 2012
Many districts and teachers' unions in Michigan don't appear to have refashioned their pay schedules in accordance with a 2010 state law, while others have met the letter of the law's requirements but not its spirit, contends an analysis by a free-market think tank.